Finnie Helmuth

IPCPR Moves Into New Office Building

The International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) officially has a new home, as the organization announced that it has moved into its new…

IPCPR Announces New Washington, D.C. Headquarters

The International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) announced on Wednesday that it will be moving into a new Washington, D.C. headquarters this summer….

IPCPR Hires Mark Pursell as CEO

Multiple sources confirmed to halfwheel that Mark Pursell has been hired as the next chief executive officer of the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailer’s Association…

Press Release: IPCPR Comments on FDA Issues Deeming Regulation on Tobacco Products

April 25, 2014 — On April 24, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released proposed regulations to extend the authority of the FDA’s…

IPCPR Continues Search for CEO

More than six months after the announcement that Bill Spann would be leaving his role as CEO of the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers…

IPCPR Trade Show Heading to New Orleans in 2015

It’s now official. The IPCPR Convention and Trade Show will be moving from Sin City to The Big Easy next year for IPCPR 2015. Finnie…

Press Release: IPCPR Submits Letter to OMB on Regulation of Premium Cigars

December 11, 2013 (Washington, DC)–Recently, IPCPR President Finnie Helmuth, 1st Vice President Craig Cass, and others met with the Office of Management and Budget Office…

Press Release: IPCPR CEO Bill Spann Resigns

September 19, 2013 (Columbus, GA.) — Citing a two-plus year separation from his family and the opportunity for employment in his new home town of…